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Exporting 1 bit encoded tif files

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5 years 10 months aklenner

Dear all,

I am looking for a way to export binary tifs (only black and white) coming from ImPlus. So far just converting into BitType doesnt do the trick since the image writer refuses to write tif in this format. 1-bit Tiffs clearly do exist, so I was wondering what I am doing wrong here.



Thu, 02/15/2018 - 06:16

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6 years 10 months


Hi Alex,

We are using SCIFIO library to read and write images, none of the formats included in it supports writing BitType images at all. So there is currently no way to write them using the Image Writer node. You can try using the Java snippet node and "javax.imageio.ImageIO".

Is there a specific reason you do now want to store the images as ByteType?